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The national requirements for desalting plant in Netherlands

The Netherlands current supply of 53 billion cu. ft. of water per yr. (396 billion gals.) is clouded by the factors that it comes from underground sources and is barely able to satisfy present...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

Desalting vs. de-pollution

The Rhine River brings down to the Dutch low lands a tremendous 2.5 trillion cu. ft. of water each yr. But the Dutch experts say the water after the Rhine winds its many miles all the way from...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

Royal Dutch pilot plant on final construction stage

Included in the 7.5 MGD Terneuzen station plan is a pilot plant, now in final construction stages at Royal Dutch Blast Furnaces and Steelworks at Ymuiden. The 200,000 GPD pilot plant will be of...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

St. Croix desal plant specification complete

Amendments to the 1 MGD St. Croix plant specifications have been completed by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, as a result of pow-wows between the Authority and OSW, and they were to...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

Israel's first plant sale

From Tel Aviv comes word of first plant sale by Israel Desalination Engineering: a 100,000 GPD vacuum freezing vapor compression (Zarchin) process plant to the Italian Govt. A. price estimated to...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

CNR sends a team for OSW training

Meanwhile, C.N.R. is sending a team of its water scientists for training in OSW facilities, First member of the 3-man group, Dr. Carlo Merli, an industrial chemist and specialist in membranes,...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

New facility for Auxiesa

Carving out a position as no.1 desalting engineering-design firm in the no. 1 desalting country in Europe, Spain, is the jointly owned govt.-industrial group known as Auxiesa (Auxini Ingenieria...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

OSW's participation on MWD plant receives 315 votes

Expected fight over the MWD plant came off as per schedule in the House of Representatives. But it lacked bite. Final vote last Thursday was 315 in favor of and 38 against OSW's $57.2 million...

Water Desalination Report, 27-04-1967

Industrial growth

William R. Ryan of Westinghouse and Joseph Powell of Ionics added to the conference theme of the availability of complete desalting plants, and both reviewed operating experience at particular...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Bids submitted for Clair Engle operating contract

Total of nine firms responded to the Clair Engle operating contractor call on Apr. 5th. Expected bids from Westinghouse, Fluor and Aqua-Chem failed to show up in response to OSW's request for...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

Two contractor-led teams have been shortlisted for the design-build contract relating to the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants. The teams are led respectively by Kiewit and A...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

Attendees at the virtual pre-bid meeting for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt removal facility – which will feature UF/MF and RO treatment steps – included representatives from the follo...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 28 May 2020, the South Coast Water District approved the award of a $73,040 contract to GHD to evaluate conceptual alternatives to the desalination project. These include upgradin...

Port of Cape Town SWRO - South Africa

The award for the consultancy contract has been delayed because of COVID-19. If desalination is deemed a viable option, the plant could be in place in early 2021.

Ras Al-Khair (MSF) - Saudi Arabia

Current owner SWCC intends to sell the 1,025,000m³/d & 2,650MW Ras Al-Khair water and power facility. The desalination plant has a hybrid MSF/SWRO configuration, with the majority of water taken by...

Ras Al-Khair (RO) - Saudi Arabia

Current owner SWCC intends to sell the 1,025,000m³/d & 2,650MW Ras Al-Khair water and power facility. The desalination plant has a hybrid MSF/SWRO configuration, with the majority of water taken by...

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The client has re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility studies and tender support on both this project and the Al Khairan IWPP.

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The client has re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility studies and tender support on both this project and the Az-Zour North 2/3 IWPP. The deadline for clarification...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

An RFP for owner's advisor services has now been released, and a pre-proposal meeting has been scheduled for 10 June 2020. Proposals are due in on 2nd July 2020.

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

Construction bids were received from Sletten Construction ($36,595,000; apparent low bidder), IMCO Construction ($38,812,898.37), and Apollo Construction ($39,724,820.36).

Oceanside,CA - U.S.A.

The client received three responses to the RFP for the design of a brine minimisation step at the City of Oceanside's existing 6.37MGD (24,110m³/d) reverse osmosis plant, the Mission Basin Groundwa...

Nouadhibou desalination plant (phase 1) - Mauritania

Feasibility studies, led by a Moroccan-Mauritanian consortium, have been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic; the new timescale is unclear.

Soreq 2 - Israel

Financial close is understood to be imminent, after the contract was awarded to IDE Technologies, for a nominal tariff of NIS1.45/m3 ($0.405/m3). IDE will take responsibility for EPC and O&M of the...

Turkey Point Reuse, FL - U.S.A.

Discussions between Florida Power & Light and Miami-Dade County have been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but are still ongoing as of May 2020. Both parties previously settled on a preliminary de...

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

At a special meeting on 26th May, M1W board of directors rejected a resolution by 11 votes to 10 which would have denied certification of the expansion project’s final supplemental EIR and suspende...

Soreq 2 - Israel

The contract has been awarded to IDE Technologies. The two shortlisted bidders - Hutchison and IDE - were cleared to bid for the project in late 2019 following a delay instigated by an investigatio...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

Bids for the €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract are due in on 16 July 2020.

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

A strategic planning workshop is scheduled to be held on 27 May 2020 by the JPA in order to discuss cost-sharing, water allocation, and institutional/governance issues around the project. Meanwhile...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

At a series of meetings on 20 and 21 May 2020, the Padre Dam Municipal Water District and the East County AWP JPA approved a number of key agreements advancing the project. Among them were a 30-yea...

Mamelles phase 1 - Senegal

Sones is currently assessing bids, although GWI understands that the consortia led respectively by Cobra and Técnicas Reunidas did not submit final offers. The shortlisted companies were: 1) Cobra ...

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Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 Jun...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 June 20...

Soreq 2 - Israel

Sources have suggested that a project award could be made before the end of May 2020. The US government has raised queries with its Israeli counterpart over the involvement of bidder Hutchison. Hon...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

A tender has been issued, and the bid submissions deadline has been set at 17 June 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 24 June 2020.

V. O. Chidambaranar Port desal plant - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance, albeit with certain conditions, including the use of lagoons for brine discharge (which involves investigating the feas...

Ramanathapuram - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance. The plant is now intended to incorporate counter-flow reverse osmosis (CFRO) technology in order to reduce brine volume...

Alkimos desalination plant (stage 1) - Australia

On 8th May 2020, the project had its environmental scoping document approved by the state's Environmental Protection Authority.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The contract has been awarded to Suez Treatment Solutions for €6.948 million.

Laayoune SWRO - Morocco

ONEE has issued a request for proposals from consultants for the redesign of the seawater intake and pre-treatment unit of the plant. The decision follows new data on water quality and bathymetry (...